By Kelsey twitter/ Last Updated May 6, 2022

Why Do You Need Cloud Backup?

  • Are you afraid of accidentally losing the data stored on your hard drive?
  • Are you anxious that there is not enough space locally for backup?
  • Are you panicked that you have lost all local backups due to local accidents?
  • Backup all your data to the cloud offsite, never lose data and recover them from any PC.

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Can I convert Google Drive to OneDrive?

Nowadays, more and more users choose to store their data on cloud drives. Many cloud storage drives provide a certain storage volume for free, and users should pay to get more. Therefore, many users sign up for many accounts of one cloud drive or using more than one cloud drive for more free storage volume.

In this case, users have more and more choices to store and manage their data with the growing number of Cloud service providers. Meanwhile, cloud data transferring is not unfamiliar to everyone because they need to transfer and manage data on different cloud drives. For example, if they have an account of Google Drive and an account of Onedrive, you may need to move data from Google Drive to Onedrive sometimes.

If you have the need to convert Google Drive to OneDrive, you can read on to learn how to transfer data from Google Drive to Onedrive with detailed steps.

Way 1. Convert Google Drive to OneDrive manually

If you want to transfer data from Google Drive to OneDrive, you can download all the data placed under Google Drive first and then upload it to OneDrive. However, this traditional way is a bit time-wasting and annoying according to the following steps.

Step 1. Log in to your old Google Drive account.

Step 2. Create a new folder to store all files under the root directory of your Google Drive. Collect all the files and put them in the new folder.

Step 3. Right-click the new folder, click the “Download” button, and wait for the process to complete.

Google Drive Download


Note: The Google server will compress all the files into a single zip file. When the download is finished, you can unzip the file and extract all your files from the single zip file.

Step 4. Click the “Start” button in the lower-left corner of the desktop. Then, search “OneDrive” through your PC, click “Open”.

Step 5. Enter your email address and password to sign in. Then, click “Open My OneDrive Folder” and your files will be listed here.

Step 6. Drag and drop or copy and paste the files/folders you want to add into the OneDrive folder.

Windows Explorer OneDrive



  • Speed of the Internet will affect the process of downloading and uploading process.

  • You have to delete the downloaded data on your local PC because they take up a lot of disk space.

  • You need to keep waiting until the data to be downloaded and uploaded successfully or you have to re-download or re-upload if the process is paused because of the unconnected Internet.

If you don't want to go through the bothering process, is there a way for you to migrate Google Drive to OneDrive easily? Yes, you can transfer all data from Google Drive to OneDrive automatically and directly with the help of a free third-party tool - CBackup.

Way 2. Convert Google Drive to OneDrive automatically

CBackup is a cloud backup service that does not require downloading and installation, you just need to create an account and log in to use it. On it, you can add multiple cloud storage services like Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc. to perform cloud to cloud backup, such as transfer Google Drive data to OneDrive account or other brand clouds you added directly and quickly.

What’s more, it allows you to select backup certain or all data files on Google Drive. In addition, it even supports scheduled backup tasks in Specific time/Daily/Weekly/Monthly mode, then, data will be backed up between two cloud drives at a regular interval or simply for a special timing automatically. You can follow the steps below to do Google Drive to OneDrive data migration with CBackup.

Step 1.  Get started to create a CBackup account freely and sign in.

Sign Up

Step 2. Add and authorize your Dropbox and Google Drive under the "My Storage" tab.

Add Cloud

Note: CBackup bases on standard OAuth system that can ensure your account’s security. There is no need to worry about personal information data disclosure.

Step 3. Click on the "Sync Tasks" tab, then, click the "New Task" button to create a sync task.

Create Sync Task

Step 4. Name your sync task, click the "Add Source" button to add Google Drive as the sync source. Similarly, click the "Add Destination" button to add OneDrive as the sync destination.

Add Source

Step 5. (Optional) Click the "Settings" button to create a scheduled sync task. Then, click "Start Sync" in the lower right corner to switch from Google Drive to OneDrive easily.

Convert Google Drive to OneDrive


You can click the "Settings" button before starting back up to enjoy the "File Filter" features. It can help you exclude certain types of files or contain only specified types of files when transferring.

You can enable email notification under "Settings". Then, once the task succeeds or fails, you will receive an email from CBackup.

Sync Settings

If you want to convert OneDrive to Google Drive, just exchange the source and destination to finish it. Furthermore, CBackup desktop app has the ability to:

  • Backup files to Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, and CBackup Cloud, etc. If you stuck in OneDrive isn’t connected, and just try it to get things done.
  • Combine Google Drive and OneDrive to get more free cloud storage space if you don’t want to upgrade your cloud account.
  • Backup one cloud to another easily and restore anytime.
  • Offers 10 GB free cloud storage space of CBackup Cloud, and you could store more critical files.

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That’s all about how to convert Google Drive to OneDrive, following any way from above can help you achieve it. However, if your data size is a little bit large and your Internet connection is not very good, you’d better use CBackup directly to save time and effort.

And besides cloud transfer, CBackup can also be a professional cloud drive manager. With it, you can easily manage multiple cloud storage accounts on one computer without switching accounts or having several clients running in the background. It is worth to use if you have multiple cloud drives.

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